Marijuana Business Daily

Massachusetts OKs two cannabis testing labs, clearing way for adult-use sales

Massachusetts regulators on Thursday issued final licenses to two marijuana-testing laboratories, paving the way for the launch of the Bay State’s much-delayed recreational cannabis program. Rec sales are expected to begin within weeks. The market had been scheduled to launch July 1. According to, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission […]

Southern California recreational cannabis firms struggle with product shortages, licensing and black market

“Growing pains” is an understatement to describe Southern California’s tumultuous recreational marijuana marketplace. New regulations that took effect July 1, product shortages, slow license approvals and a thriving black market are rattling what was already a turbulent sector of the California MJ industry. Southern California adult-use cannabis businesses, for their […]